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Culture / 4.22.13 / by Rien Fertel

Who You Callin’ Mudbug?

“How y’all doin’ on bugs?” the customer asks. He wants five pounds of Louisiana’s matchless mud-dwellers, boggy bottom-feeders, the pride of Vermilion Parish. Crawfish.

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Dining / 4.5.13 / by Christina Oxford

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Dine!

This Saturday in Charleston is the 36th annual Cooper River Bridge Run. This race began in 1978 and since then has grown to become the third largest 10k run in the country. 33,000 runners will face the challenge of the steep incline of the Arthur Ravenal Bridge, the wind and this year, quite possibly (dare […]

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News and Events / 3.19.13

78th Annual House and Garden Tour

Spring has sprung, and the Garden Club of Charleston’s annual walking tour of houses and gardens is right around the corner. This will be the tour’s 78th year of celebrating the beautiful and inspiring gardens and homes of historic downtown Charleston. Two walking tours will be held on April 5th and 6th, and tickets are […]

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News and Events / 3.18.13 / by Allston McCrady

To Hunt, To Gather

IN THE REMOTE WILDERNESS OF CUMBERLAND ISLAND, OFF THE COAST OF GEORGIA, AN EXTENDED FAMILY CONVENES FOR A FORAGED FEAST “We’re havin’ fun now,” says David Sayre with a mischievous grin as he steers his pick-up truck deep into the wild forest of Cumberland Island, Georgia. Saw palmetto branches scrape across the windshield like nails […]

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Culture / 2.11.13 / by Rien Fertel

The Forgotten Coast

Florida’s Panhandle Path is Filled with Oyster Bars, Artisan Cocktails, and Lots of Fresh Seafood

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News and Events / 12.7.12 / by Maggie White

Music to Your Mouth

Social media platforms have made it so that essentially every event that occurs in real life is virtually over-explained, over-exposed, over-Facebooked, over-tweeted, and over-texted. I’m sort of over it. The argument is out there that our pervasive obsession with technological connection has thwarted our ability to experience things as they happen. And has perhaps also […]

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